“Anniversary, Birthday, Thanksgiving…What a Day”

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“5 years ago, August 23, 2007, is the day I had my open-heart surgery. I remember as if it were yesterday. More healthy, healing, positive energy from family and friends was sent my way that day than anyone ever deserved. I would imagine all survivors can relate to how I feel. I’m more alive today than I’ve ever been. So many blessings and good fortune have come my way.  Everyday, I make it my … [Read more...]

Are You An Advocate?

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If you could tell your legislators just one thing about Heart Disease, What would you tell them? … [Read more...]

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Like I say, "I Hate Heart Disease". Good man, Good life. RIP Mr. Clark. I'll think of you every time the Ball drops. K Click on Link Below for Story, Dick Clark Dies: TV Legend Dead At 82 … [Read more...]

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Are You CPR Smart?

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Here is your chance to tell your legislators and others that you proudly support having CPR a required graduation credential for all high school students. To help, go to becprsmart.org I strongly believe that we need to have as many potential "First Responders" as we can. This is an excellent opportunity to do so. What are your thoughts? Keith Click Below. BECPRSMART.ORG … [Read more...]

Denver Is A Safer Place Today

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Mass CPR Training event in Denver today.  Hundreds of men and women showed up today ranging from High School students to Senior Citizens to be trained in Hands Only CPR.  Training took place every hour on the hour at East High School.  We had over 50 trainers and the American Heart Association did a great job putting it all together.  Dozens of vendors also gave out important health information. … [Read more...]

Mass CPR Training Event – Denver

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Saturday, March 24. East High School Denver. Last year 1600 trained... this year we expect over 2000. Saving lives by teaching one person at a time. Anyone can do it. It's so easy to learn. If your near Denver just show up for an hour and we'll show you how. Keith … [Read more...]

SB68 Fails in the Colorado Senate.

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This bill failed in committee for several reasons.  I was able to testify in favor of the bill, but we were faced with some unexpected issues.  We'll try again next year. CPR in Schools: SB 98 would incorporate CPR training into high school curriculum. CPR and AEDs are tools that can save a life when sudden cardiac arrest occurs. We want everyone to be trained in CPR so they can be a lifesaver … [Read more...]

Alive, because someone knew CPR

Alive.... because someone knew CPR http://youtu.be/Ii8AUEWMxm8 … [Read more...]

Giving Our Kids A Chance

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Coming Up In Committee In The Colorado Capitol. Trans-fat in Schools: SB 68 would create healthier school meals by removing trans-fats from school cafeterias. Trans-fats increase risk for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Healthier kids are more alert and learn better in the classroom. This bill will help reduce childhood obesity and create better students. … [Read more...]

Is A First Responder Living In Your Home?

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Coming up in Committee at the Colorado Capitol.  Do you know CPR? CPR in Schools: SB 98 would incorporate CPR training into high school curriculum. CPR and AEDs are tools that can save a life when sudden cardiac arrest occurs. We want everyone to be trained in CPR so they can be a lifesaver in case of an emergency. SB 98 would help train and entire generation of heroes by teaching CPR to all … [Read more...]

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